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Creating an Ice Jewel Dig Outside!

Creating an Ice Jewel Dig Outside!

Step 1: Collect Your Materials An ice jewel form (I used two). You can find it here. Food-based food coloring. Here is a great guide to making your own natural dyes from Nourishing Joy.   You can also use non-toxic powdered paint or break up water...

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How to Make Nature-Inspired Valentines

How to Make Nature-Inspired Valentines

Nature and Valentines Day, what a lovely combination! The entire month of February, I'm hoping to spread the warm fuzzies, starting with these nature-inspired valentines. We had a great time gathering natural items for this project, and they are a...

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How to Throw a Birthday Party for the Birds

How to Throw a Birthday Party for the Birds

Today we threw the birds a "birdday" party complete with cake, cupcakes, confetti and streamers. This turned out to be one of our all time favorite nature activities! Mainly because a mole came and crashed the party, but I'll get to that later. This is a great project...

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Out of the Wild: A Mama’s Journey

Out of the Wild: A Mama’s Journey

For as long as I can remember time spent alone in nature has been my therapy. Those countless hours spent outside were sacred and restorative. In the woods and meadows, beside rivers and lakes - these were the places where I contemplated and gained perspective on my...

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Our Wild New Year’s Resolutions

Our Wild New Year’s Resolutions

I know it's a little late for New Year's resolutions, but everything just calmed down enough for us to start dreaming about the year before us. We're so ready to get out in the wild and explore! Here are some of our goals for bringing our family closer to nature...

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Decorating an Outdoor Edible Tree for the Animals

Decorating an Outdoor Edible Tree for the Animals

When my husband and I had our first child, we wanted to create some of our own family traditions around the holidays. This year we made biodegradable, edible ornaments for the animals to eat during the winter. It was so fun, I know we'll do this every year!...

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25 Natural Ornaments the Kids Will Love Making!

25 Natural Ornaments the Kids Will Love Making!

Ornaments and garlands made out of natural materials are my favorite! A lot of the fun with these is getting out with the kids to collect some of the materials. You can mix and match with different materials depending on what you find. Also, I've tried to include a...

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Hello! I’m Nicolette! Journey with me as we bring our families back into the circle of wild things.

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